petulant :

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pe chuh luhnt

  • s  easily irritated or annoyed

  • Ignore an egotist and he is likely to become petulant and noisy.
  • It's just going to make you look petulant, and it's going to leave a bad taste in everybody's mouth.
  • His relationship with Gandhi was formal, but their exchanges were often petulant and facetious.

  • David Chase in Washington Post
    In a 2002 court filing, Chase called Baer's claims "grossly distorted, petulant and self-aggrandizing" and that Baer provided a "modest service," arranging to introduce him to individuals who were experienced in certain facets of organized crime.
  • Stewart Copeland in China Daily
    The mighty Sting momentarily looks like a petulant pansy instead of the god of rock,Copeland reported.
  • Andy Flower in Oneindia
    There is a fine line between demanding high standards......and then stepping over that line into a petulant world, and a world that damages the team in any way,England coach Andy Flower said.

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